Friday, 30 October 2015

E-Newsletter for Friday, 30 October 2015


Assemblies for Next Week for S4-S6 Pupils

Order of Assembly:

Tuesday – S4 Pupils

Wednesday –S5 Pupils

Thursday – S6 Pupils





S1 Pupils Involved with the PE Interviews on Monday, 2 November 2015
All s1 pupils who have been asked to help with the PE interviews on Monday, please remember a full change of PE kit.  See Mr Gregor today if you have any questions.
Mr Gregor


 
Gracemount Bake off - Finalists
The finalists for the Gracemount Bake off should attend after school on the following days:

Monday – S1 finalists

Wednesday- S2 finalists

Thursday- S3 finalists


If you are unsure if you are a finalist please come and speak to either Miss Campbell or Mrs Gillan.
Ms Campbell


 
Fantasy Football
Think you can have what it takes to become the next manager of the Scottish football team? Well now’s your chance to prove it! If you’re interested in joining the Gracemount Fantasy Football League please see Mr Rafferty any time before Friday for further details. This is the perfect opportunity to gain bragging rights over friends and points for your house! Both pupils and staff welcome.
Mr Rafferty


 

French Trip
The French trip is now open to S1 and S2 pupils.  Please see Ms Davies as soon as possible for a letter.
Ms Davies

 


Expressive Arts Show Auditions
Auditions for the Expressive Arts Show will take place on Wednesday, 11 November and Thursday, 12 November in the Drama Studio during period 6 and after school. 

There is as sign- up sheet in the Library for any pupils who would like to audition.
Ms Grisdale

 


Thursday, 22 October 2015

E-Newsletter for Friday, 23 October 2015


Assemblies for Next Week
Order of Assembly:

Tuesday - Skye

Wednesday – Lewis

Thursday – Tiree

 
 

S6 - UCAS Applicants
Just a reminder it is your responsibility to ensure that all UCAS, pink information gathering sheets which you issued to you subject teachers should be returned to your Guidance teacher by today (Friday 23rd October).

Well done to those of you who have managed to get their forms in on time as this allows your Guidance teacher to begin writing your UCAS reference. Those who have not met the deadline are already behind and need to more proactive in this process.

Please help us to help you by getting your pink sheets in as soon as possible

Thank you
Mr Rodger

 


Gracemount Bake Off
Calling all S3 pupils who would like to take part next week in the Gracemount Bake Off.

Monday- Lewis

Tuesday- Skye

Thursday-Tiree

Please come along to HE to sign up.
Ms Campbell

 

French Trip
Last call for any pupils wanting to be involved in the France trip next year.  Please see Ms Davies.
Ms Davies

 

 
Mentors in Violence Prevention Programme
Any S5 pupils interested in being involved in the Mentors in Violence Prevention Programme please see Ms Davies.
Ms Davies

 

 
Expressive Arts Show
Any pupils interested in auditioning for this year’s Expressive Arts Show- please see Miss Grisdale.
Miss Grisdale




French Club
There is a French Club on Wednesday lunchtimes for S1 and S2. Come along and play some French games, watch some French films and find out a little bit more about France. 

This will be run in Mr Cardiet’s classroom by Anne-Claire our Assistant. 

You must register first. Please give your names to your French teacher.
Mrs Towers

 


After School Gymnastics Club
Gymnastics club will start back on Tuesday 27th October, 3.30pm to 5.00pm in the small gym.
Mrs Edwards, Miss Thomson   

 

                                        
Tuesday Lunchtime Singing Club
Lunchtime Singing Club will take place every Tuesday lunchtime in Music Room 1 – all welcome!

Thursday, 8 October 2015

E-Newsletter for Friday, 9 October 2015


 No Assemblies w/c Monday, 19 October 2015.

 

 
Attendance
As the figures show all year groups have slipped into the AMBER zone – that’s below 95%. 

This is disappointing and means that our young people are missing out on opportunities to learn and progress.

    

                                             S1                  S2               S3            S4               S5               S6           S1-6
93.8%
90.9%
90.7%
91.2%
92.9%
94.5%
92.1%

 Could everyone please make a real effort to improve our attendance figures after the October holiday.

 Remember you need to attend regularly to give yourself the best chance of success in school and in later life.

Have a great holiday everyone and be back on Wed 21 October with a determination to attend every day till Christmas!!!

Thanks!
Ms Pretswell

 

 
After School Gymnastics Club
Well done to all the gymnasts who have attended regularly this term, you have worked really hard to improve. We hope you have enjoyed it and look forward to having you back, refreshed and enthusiastic as we work towards competition season!
Gymnastics club will start back on Tuesday 27th October, 3.30 to 5pm in the small gym.
Mrs Edwards, Miss Thomson   

 
                                             

Tuesday Lunchtime Singing Club
Lunchtime Singing Club will take place every Tuesday lunchtime in Music Room 1 – all welcome!

Thursday, 1 October 2015

E-Newsletter for Friday, 2 October 2015


Assemblies for Next Week

Order of Assembly:

Tuesday - Skye

Wednesday – Lewis

Thursday – Tiree
 


Gracemount Bake off
Calling all S2’s to take part in the Bake Off next week.

Monday- Lewis

Wednesday- Skye

Thursday- Tiree

Please come along to HE to add your name to the list.
Ms Campbell

 

Open Evening 2015
Our annual Open evening is being held on Thursday 8 October 6-8pm.  The parents of pupils in P6+7 at our feeder primaries are invited along to see all the great things that happen at Gracemount High.  Please encourage your own Parents/Carers to come if they would like to see the school in action.  Pupils who are helping out in departments are reminded that they are representing the school and should wear full uniform (unless participating in dance, gymnastics or football).  The teacher you are helping will provide you with a permission letter for your parents to sign.
Ms Sinclair


 
Expressive Arts Show
Any pupils who would be interested in auditioning for the Expressive Arts Show, or any pupils who are good with hair and makeup, please see Ms Shannon and Ms Grisdale to sign up and for more details.
The Expressive Arts Team



Nice Trip
Just another reminder from me to get slips and deposits in for the Nice trip as soon as possible.
Ms Davies

 

 
S2 & S3 Girls Basketball
Coaching starts on Monday after school from 3.30 – 4.30pm in the games hall.
Mr Kidd

 

 
S1-S3 Rugby
A reminder that rugby coaching is on Monday after school from 3.30 – 4.30pm outside on the grass.
Mr Kidd

 
                                              
Tuesday Lunchtime Singing Club
Lunchtime Singing Club will take place every Tuesday lunchtime in Music Room 1 – all welcome!